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Posted on: February 20, 2018

No-interest, deferred-payment home repair loans available through Southern Housing Authority

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Zero-interest, deferred-payment loans for home rehabilitation remain available to low-to-moderate-income Kenosha County residents.

These Community Development Block Grant loans are administered through the Southern Housing Region CDBG program. Applications...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

New KARE Center, Crisis Prevention Center to host dedication, open house

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A dedication and open house will be held this Saturday, Feb. 17, at Kenosha Human Development Services Inc.’s new KARE Center/Crisis Prevention Center.

The festivities will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the facility, the former Gateway Mortgage Corp. build...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Residents, property owners reminded not to deposit snow on roadways

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The Kenosha County Division of Highways wishes to remind everyone that depositing the snow/ice you remove from your driveway onto the highway or highway shoulders is not only dangerous, but illegal.

Wisconsin Statute, 346.94(5), “Rules of the Road,” states...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Sheriff's Department seeking correctional officers; tuition reimbursement available

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The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department is seeking qualified candidates for correctional officer positions.

Gateway Technical College offers a part-time Basic Jail Academy which interested people may attend prior to being hired as a correctional officer. I...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Kenosha County Tree Program adds online store

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Kenosha County’s Tree and Shrub Program is now offering people the opportunity to make purchases through an online store.

The program, which has sold nearly one million trees to residents over the last 25 years, previously accepted orders only through pape...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Kenosha County Medication Disposal program, available 365 days a year, adds Somers drop box site

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Kenosha County’s Medication Disposal Program now has a drop box site in Somers, the Division of Health is announcing.

The program offers residents the opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted, unused medication, for no charge. It has collected 10 tons of ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Kenosha County awarded $200,000 grant to restore Pike River Wetland in Petrifying Springs Park

Pike River in Petrifying Springs Park

Kenosha County Parks has been awarded $200,000 from Fund for Lake Michigan (FFLM) to support wetland restoration in the Pike River within Petrifying Springs Park, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

The Petrifying Springs Park Wetland Res...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

KD Park to host annual 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby on Jan. 21

2015 4-H ice fishing derby

Kenosha County’s annual ice fishing derby will return to KD Park from 7 to 11 a.m. Jan. 21, 2018, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

The 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby is hosted by Kenosha County Parks in cooperation with County Executive Kreuser, ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Kenosha County to offer Narcan training twice monthly

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Beginning in January, the Kenosha County Division of Health will offer Narcan (naloxone) Nasal Spray training the first Monday and third Thursday of each month at the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road.

Training is free, and a free Narcan nasal ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Shalom Center to house temporary overnight warming shelter during winter months

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KENOSHA – An emergency overnight warming shelter will be provided this winter under a partnership forged between Kenosha County, the City of Kenosha and the Shalom Center.

Under the arrangement, the Shalom Center will offer 10 emergency beds, to be reserve...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Emergency Assistance Program grant applications now available for July 2017 flood survivors

Flooded house in Wheatland

Kenosha County residents whose homes were damaged by the July 2017 floods may now apply for recovery funds through the Southern Housing Region Kenosha County Emergency Assistance Program, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

The county was recentl...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Economic development, future growth are focal points of 2018 county budget

County Executive Jim Kreuser

County Executive Jim Kreuser delivered the 2018 Budget Proposal to the Kenosha County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 3. This budget emphasizes activities that will continue to attract economic development to Kenosha County.

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